Internship opportunity: Boston Globe

The Boston Globe runs one of the top programs in the nation, giving 11 interns the opportunity to work as reporters, or as a photographer, designer or copy editor.

The 12-week paid internship places reporter-interns in our Metro, Business, Living/Arts, and Sports departments; the photo intern shoots stills and video for all sections, the design intern creates sections fronts and information graphics for print and online, and the copy editing intern works on local and regional, national and business copy, as well as with BostonGlobe.com. We provide direction and feedback on a daily basis. Globe interns produce every day and finely polish their journalism skills over the summer.

The application deadline this year is Oct. 22.

More information on the program and an application can be found on our webpage: www.bostonglobe.com/newsintern.

Opportunity knocks: The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe runs one of the top programs in the nation, giving 11 interns the opportunity to work as reporters, or as a photographer, designer or copy editor.

The 12-week paid internship places reporter-interns in the Metro, Business, Living/Arts, Health/Science and Sports departments; the photo intern shoots stills and video for all sections, the design intern creates sections fronts and information graphics for print and online, and the copy editing intern works on local and regional, national and foreign and business copy. We provide direction and feedback, as well as a writing coach who is dedicated to the interns. Globe interns produce every day and finely polish their journalism skills over the summer.

The application deadline this year is Nov. 2. More information on the program and an application can be accessed from our website: www.bostonglobe.com/newsintern.

Summer fellowship: American Press Institute ($7,500 stipend)

The American Press Institute offers a paid summer fellowship for college students or recent graduates who have a strong desire to advance innovation in news organizations.

Applicants should outline a proposed fellowship project they would like to complete during the 12-week program — examples include a research project, written report, technology development, or any other effort that would help news organizations solve problems they face. Continue reading

Internships: The Virginia Pilot

Here’s an excellent internship opportunity with the Virginia Pilot – one of the best newspapers in the country. The Pilot will select five interns for next summer – one page designer, one copy editor, one photographer and two reporters. They will be notified by Dec. 1, 2014. The pay is $540 a week, and the internships run for 12 weeks. The deadline is this Friday, Oct. 24.

http://hamptonroads.com/2015interns

Dow Jones internship resources

The Dow Jones News Fund offers four summer internship programs to college juniors, seniors and graduate students interested in pursuing journalism careers. Students returning to school after their internships are eligible for $1,000 scholarships.

Nov. 3 is the deadline to apply for these paid jobs. Applicants must register as “Intern Applicants” to receive passwords and apply on the web at https://www.newsfund.org. A one-hour test is also required.

Students may apply for all of the programs simultaneously.

  • The Business Reporting Internship Program matches students with newspapers, web sites and news services where they report and write business news.
  • The Digital Program provides summer jobs at news organizations preparing content for websites and other media.
  • The News Editing Program assigns students to news organizations as copy editors writing headlines, editing copy and designing pages.
  • The Sports Editing Program places students on sports copy desks at media companies.
    [Information above taken verbatim from here.]

We’re holding study/prep sessions at noon Mondays and Wednesdays for the test associated with the application. We’ll hold the test on Oct. 24 in the afternoon. Want to apply but can’t make the sessions? That’s totally fine. These are voluntary and led by students. These links can help:

Dow Jones internship application resources         

Previous Dow Jones editing tests: http://editteach.org/specialprojects?id=8

Geography practice:
U.S. practice: http://www.ilike2learn.com/ilike2learn/unitedstates.html
Middle East countries: http://www.rethinkingschools.org/just_fun/games/mapgame.html

Current events practice:
NYT news quiz: http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/category/news-quiz/
Slate news quiz: http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/the_slate_quiz.html

Headline help:
Roundup of tips: http://www.editteach.org/tools?tool_cat_id=3

I hope you’ll apply!

Boston Globe internship application: Due Nov. 1

The Boston Globe runs one of the top programs in the nation, giving 11 interns the opportunity to work as reporters, or as a photographer, designer or copy editor.

The 12-week paid internship places reporter-interns in our Metro, Business, Living/Arts, Health/Science and Sports departments; the photo intern shoots stills and video for all sections, the design intern creates sections fronts and information graphics for print and online, and the copy editing intern works on local and regional, national and foreign and business copy. We provide direction and feedback, as well as a writing coach who is dedicated to the interns. Globe interns produce every day and finely polish their journalism skills over the summer.

The application deadline is Nov. 1. More information on the program and an application can be accessed from our website: www.bostonglobe.com/newsintern.

Thank you,

Paula Bouknight

The Boston Globe

AME/Hiring & Development

617-929-3120

Email: paula.bouknight@globe.com

Twitter: GlobeBouknight